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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 394

    A CANTONESE IVORY PUZZLE-BALL CHESS SET

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CANTONESE IVORY PUZZLE-BALL CHESS SET
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    In red stained and natural, the figures modelled as opposing armies standing on pierced balls and foliate carved circular bases, set on ebonised base under a glass dome
    Kings 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high


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